Writing for Children

Lewis began writing children’s books in 2009, and since then has published six titles; A is for Africa, I’m About To, Toby Pannoh’s Good Manners for Boys and Girls, GMA (how to be a super polite kid), Where in the World is Liberia, and Keeping Secrets, and created four children’s book series: Reading Our World, Teacher Jeanette Kinder Kollege Workbook, Adventures at Camp Pootie-Cho and…

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Theory of Decadence in Liberia

More Struggle, More Self-denial, and More Real Want We have a lot to say about a cultural mix that’s not really mixed, about the management of our African country, and about the misuse of precious natural resources. This is by far the hardest piece of writing I’ve ever had to craft; the plausible theory of decadence in our beloved Liberia while we are in need…

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Beyond the Loss

My sister, Veronica’s words landed in my heart with a thump, “They just took Mom to the hospital.” Then, the screech of outburst followed by, “Mom is gone!” In shock, I watched her shoulders make sudden spasmodic motions while she sobbed bitterly. This was only three hours after we had ended our Tuesday night family Bible study via conference call. Mom had gone over by…

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Formulation of Murder

The formulation of murder, To watch anyone; even your wife, Passed out, helpless; But you call an ambulance Fifty slow minutes later. This preacher-man’s soul Is a dark place, Who punishes in times of sorrow? You denied her children Access of any kind, Or a closure of grief. Was it for donation money? Was it for her earthly things? Was it because of envy? Or,...

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Importance of Education in Africa

The most terrible disease in the world is IGNORANCE. It is the most painful, the most destructive, and the most contagious disease. It causes people to suffer all their life. The future of Africa is at stake. Most African leaders intent to remain president for their lifetime, yet they never think about things beyond their lifetime or beyond their children’s lifetime, when it is their…

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Straining Toward Your Goal

Webster’s defines Goal as an end that one strives to attain. This can be applied to anything; writing a novel, or a book of poems, or building a playhouse, or even restoring an old car or furniture, the race is in the finish! I’d rather use the Chinese parable, “the journey is the reward.” Set a reachable goal, No need to invent, the wheel has…

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Double Headed—Writer/Publisher

Fewer people are reading today, and there’s more competition to sell your book than ever, especially if you are a self-published author. Why do I write? Not only is writing an absolute passion of mine, I write to entertain and hopefully educate while at it. Writing is also, sort of, a therapy for me. I am given the opportunity to express myself, and can also…

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